Stenungsund Municipality

Stenungsund Municipality (Stenungsunds kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Stenungsund. The municipality is situatit bi the sea inside the islands Orust an Tjörn an traversed bi the E6 an Bohus Line, in which it haes three stops (Stora Höga, Stenungsund an Svenshögen).

Stenungsund Municipality

Stenungsunds kommun
Coat of airms o Stenungsund Municipality
Coat airms
Stenungsund Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
 • Total301.09 km2 (116.25 sq mi)
 • Laund251.91 km2 (97.26 sq mi)
 • Water49.18 km2 (18.99 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total26,224
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1415

The municipality wis formit throu amalgamation in 1952. In 1971 a pairish frae a dissolvit municipality wis addit.

The coat o airms wis registred in 1977. The device in the upper hauf is a hydrocarbon molecule, which alludes tae the petrochemical industry in the municipality.


The seat is locatit richt bi the European route E6 heich-gate an the railwey Bohus Line, Bohusbanan.

In 2006, airchaeological excavations in the aurie revealed a series o burial steids datin atween 1 AD an 300 AD.

Notable corporationsEedit

Syne the 1950s, Stenungsund Municipality haes acome the centre for the petrochemical industry. Its distinguished silhouette is fower giant chimneys, belangin tae a muckle pouer plant.


The follaein sports clubs are locatit in Stenungsund Municipality:

See an awEedit


  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swaidish). Stateestics Swaden. 21 Februar 2018. Retrieved 21 Februar 2018.

Freemit airtinsEedit

Coordinates: 58°05′N 11°49′E / 58.083°N 11.817°E / 58.083; 11.817